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9 Reasons to Visit Your Orthodontist Regularly

9 Reasons to Visit Your Orthodontist Regularly

Reasons to visit your orthodontist regularly. Before you get braces, Invisalign or another straightening method, you’ll need to go in for a few appointments. As soon as a child’s adult teeth begin to grow, it’s a good idea to visit your orthodontist. He or she can let you know if the teeth are growing incorrectly or if your child will…

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Should I Visit an Orthodontist? (FACTS IN 2018)

Should I Visit an Orthodontist? (FACTS IN 2018)

“I don’t have problems, should I still visit an orthodontist?” Millions of people of all ages visit their local orthodontist to help correct misalignment and crowding issues affecting their smiles. Unfortunately, a lot of people choose not to visit their local orthodontist.  This is because they don’t feel like they have a bad enough problem with overcrowding. This results in a…

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(New)Why Use the Damon System Braces?

(New)Why Use the Damon System Braces?

Regardless of whether you are 15 or 55, you want to look your best at all times. No one wants to look in the mirror and see a smile that is crooked or out of line. It can cause you to become self-conscious and withdrawn. While traditional braces still work, more and more orthodontists are turning to self-ligating brace systems,…

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What Makes Invisalign Unique [Among Others?]

What Makes Invisalign Unique [Among Others?]

The Invisalign system has come a long way since its inception in 1997. It is the most widely recognized brand of clear aligners in production today. It is offered by orthodontists in more than 40 countries, and more than 2.5 million patients have used it for their orthodontic treatment, according to industry experts. The statistics may make you wonder what…

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Why is a Dentist Not an Orthodontist?

Why is a Dentist Not an Orthodontist?

A lot of people use the terms “dentist” and “orthodontist” interchangeably – but did you know that the two names, in fact, refer to very different professions? Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics wants to help you learn how to distinguish between the two fields, and learn a few things about your own dental needs along the way! Firstly, let’s take a…

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What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

When brushing your teeth or looking in the mirror, you may notice the formation of one or more black triangles. This may lead you to wonder where they came from and how they can be treated. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, preventative measures, and treatment of black triangles between your teeth. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Your smile is one of the clearest and most basic ways to express yourself – and when you schedule an appointment with the experts on the orthodontist team at Dr. Nease‘s office, you’ll be glad to make your smile the best it can be! A winning smile is an excellent first impression, and if you’re looking into braces, Invisalign, or…

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8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

A significant number of people wear traditional braces to straighten their teeth and correct biting issues. While this method of treatment is still very acceptable, clear aligners are now a viable treatment option for most people.  The most widely recognized brand of clear aligners is Invisalign. Since both options aim to solve the same problems, your decision on whether to choose…

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Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Nobody looks forward to the prospect of undergoing orthodontic treatment. But for adults undergoing orthodontic treatment later in life, it can feel especially daunting. Many people have understandable concerns about the time, possible discomfort, and expense associated with orthodontic treatment. There are cosmetic implications to consider, too. “If I begin orthodontic treatment now, will I look like a teenager with a…

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Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

To extract or not to extract, that is the question!  Even in 2017, the question of whether or not to extract teeth for orthodontic purposes is widely debatable in our professional community.  There are factions within orthodontics that are dogmatic about never extracting teeth, and there are some that always extract teeth.  We believe that the truth lies somewhere in…

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